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9 surprising things that affect your credit score

September 18, 2018

At the end of the day, your credit score will either help you or hurt you. While having a low credit score isn’t the end of the world, it can make it tougher for you to complete certain tasks, like taking out a loan or renting an apartment. And, with a low credit score, lenders, and even potential dates, may question whether or not you are trustworthy.

Most people are aware that debt collections, and bankruptcies are red flags on a credit report, but there are so many more things that you may not even realize are impacting your credit score.

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